from The Century Dictionary.
- In an unconstitutional manner; in opposition to the constitution.
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- adverb In a manner or to an extent that is
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- adverb in an unconstitutional manner
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The traditional feelings of veneration which a loyal and obedient people feel for a line of monarchs, whose origin is lost in the mists of antiquity, are such that they have turned what is in effect an evergrowing struggle against the archaic principle of divine right into a contest with clan-leaders whom they assert are acting "unconstitutionally" whenever they choose to assert the undeniable principles of the Constitution.
Days after the agency charged with immigration enforcement admits it can't-or won't-get the job done, the Obama Administration sued Arizona for passing a law that "unconstitutionally" intervenes with the government's authority to do it.
The Maoists say they were "unconstitutionally" forced to resign seven months ago in a row with the president over the sacking of the army chief.
a fiery start with MPB chairman Dr Patrick Maduna demanding to know why the MPB initially had been barred "unconstitutionally" from attending the meeting by the legislature.
"unconstitutionally," etc., etc. Julius Caesar's motto used to be, "Avoid an unusual word as you would a rock at sea," and Jule was right about it, too.
"unconstitutionally" when he reversed the decision by the Prachanda-led government to fire the army chief.
"unconstitutionally" appealed to His Majesty the King to convene a special session to pass the deadlocked bill.
Dick Cheney, for example, has taken this position and argued that the Impoundment Control Act unconstitutionally restricts executive power.
Moreover, the FCC's indecency standard is unconstitutionally vague.
And the FCC's indecency policy is virtually identical to the definition of indecency the court struck down as unconstitutionally vague in 1997 with respect to Internet content.